Question asked on 01/06/2021
“Why has the European Commission ordered so few doses of vaccine in advance? [Pfizer] ?» asks the German vice-chancellor, Olaf Scholz. In France, several regions are calling for the possibility of buying vaccines themselves. As for the CEO of the BioNTech laboratory, Ugur Sahin, he does not hide his dismay: “At the moment, it doesn’t smell good – a hole is showing because there is a lack of other approved vaccines and we have to fill the void with our own vaccine.”
As all states are in a race for vaccination – sometimes at different rates – the number of doses available will become a crucial issue. “We are just in time for Pfizer’s supplies”, they say within the Ministry of Health, even though France has vaccinated very little for the time being compared with its neighbors. This tension pushes some to question the strategy adopted by the EU, and the choices it has made in the con
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